Aimia's CIO Susan Doniz named one of Canada's most powerful women for 2011

MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ – Aimia (TSX: AIM) congratulates
Susan Doniz, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, for
receiving a prestigious 2011 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM Award in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category.

“Being chosen as one of Canada’s top 100 female leaders is an incredible
accomplishment,” said Liz Graham, Aimia’s Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer and President and Chief Executive Officer, US
and Asia-Pacific. “We are thrilled for Susan and proud that she has
chosen to come and work with us.”

Susan joins a community of 584 women who have received the Top 100™
Award, recognizing the highest achieving female leaders in the private,
public and not-for-profit sectors in Canada. Winners are selected based
on their strategic vision and leadership, their organization’s
financial performance, and their commitment to their communities.

As part of Aimia’s executive team, Susan Doniz joined in the new role of
global Chief Information Officer over the summer of 2011. She is
responsible for defining Aimia’s global internal and external
Information & Technology strategy to deliver innovation and growth
across and within regions. Susan joined Aimia from Procter & Gamble
where she has enjoyed various long assignments in both developed
(Europe) and developing markets (She has lived in most countries in
Latin America) and speaks various languages. Her roles have centered
around business transformation. She has been often tapped to lead,
create and deliver multifunctional strategies for top executives.

“We are thrilled to recognize this year’s extraordinary group of Top 100
Winners, honouring leadership talent from coast to coast,” said Pamela
, Founder, Women’s Executive Network. “Our Top 100 Winners form
an amazing community of high-achieving women who are inspirations to
Canada’s next generation of leaders.”

The Canada’s Most Powerful Woman: Top 100 Awards is Canada’s most
recognizable Award for the country’s highest achieving female leaders
in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. The complete list of
2011 Winners can be found at

About Aimia

Groupe Aeroplan Inc., doing business as Aimia (“Aimia”), is a global
leader in loyalty management. Aimia’s unique capabilities include
proven expertise in delivering proprietary loyalty services, launching
and managing coalition loyalty programs, creating value through loyalty
analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital and mobile
spaces. Aimia owns and operates Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition
loyalty program and Nectar, the United Kingdom’s largest coalition
loyalty program. In addition, Aimia has majority equity positions in
Air Miles Middle East and Nectar Italia as well as a minority position
in Club Premier, Mexico’s leading coalition loyalty program and
Cardlytics, a US-based private company operating in merchant-funded
transaction-driven marketing for electronic banking.

Aimia is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX:AIM) and has over 3,800 employees in more than 20 countries around
the world. For more information about Aimia, please visit



Michele Meier

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